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Jaffrey: Local support runs deep

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Throughout the years, the Jaffrey Farmers’ Market has seen different locations as well as various managers, but one thing that has remained the same is the community feeling surrounding the event. According to the former farmers’ market manager, Brenda Bhatti, for many years local consumers have gathered at the market to support local producers. “We have loyal customers that come … 0

Peterborough: Salad supper served on Saturday

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

A summer salad supper will be served at the Union Congregational Church on Saturday, June 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. Diners will be able to choose between six salads: chicken, black bean and pasta, picnic rice with ham, marinated Greed, tabouli, and tossed greens. The dessert is strawberry shortcake. Tickets are $10 … 0

Peterborough: Fresh Chicks grand opening

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Fresh Chicks Outdoor Marketplace will be celebrating the grand opening of its summer season on Monday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. New vendors will be joining the 30 weekly vendors. There will be ice cream, smoothies, rhubarb lemonade and live music. The market hosts a variety of local vendors and features fruit and produce, mushrooms, baked goods, meat, cheese, milk, ice … 0

Peterborough: Local Food Dinner

Monday, July 29, 2013

The Peterborough Agricultural Commission held its Local Food Dinner on July 24 in Peterborough. Food was provided by Sunnyfield Farm, Rosaly’s Garden and Walkabout Farm. … 0

Peterborough: Cornucopia and Mariposa to offer taste of the world

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

PETERBOROUGH — Paella, African stew, Ukrainian borscht and spring rolls will be on the menu for the inaugural International Food Festival on Saturday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. “It will be a celebration of local farmers and chefs,” … 0

Rindge: Employees back Market  Basket CEO

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

RINDGE — Signs reading “Save Market Basket” greeted customers as they walked into the Rindge store Tuesday. Each time a customer approached the doors, there was an employee of the store there — on his or her own … 0

Antrim/Sharon: Banana bread bonanza

Monday, July 15, 2013

A love of food and all things homemade are what inspired two women from Sharon and Antrim to take the leap of faith and startup home-based businesses with online and local markets in the last two years. What … 0

Peterborough: Farm dinner features  Rosaly’s, Sunnyfield

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Peterborough Agricultural Commission will hold its second farm dinner at the Bass Barn on 6 Bass Road in Peterborough on July 24. The local, seasonal menu prepared by chef Sam Rule will include red, yellow and green … 0

Jaffrey: A slice of the economy

Monday, July 8, 2013

JAFFREY — When Nick Panagiotes graduated from high school, he didn’t have to worry about looking for a career. He already had one in the family business — running one of the oldest family pizza businesses in Southern … 0

Antrim/Francestown: A growing opportunity

Monday, July 1, 2013

Food cooperatives, more commonly referred to as food co-ops, continue to spring up across the country as the economic idea to help support local vendors becomes a national phenomenon. A food co-op is a grocery store that typically … 0

Wilton: Food for the soul

Monday, June 24, 2013

At the spaghetti supper at the Second Congregational Church in Wilton on Wednesday, food was a family affair. Residents of Wilton and neighboring towns came together to feast on spaghetti and meatballs, garlic breadsticks, salad and ice cream. … 0

Peterborough: Young foodies fare well

Monday, June 17, 2013

They may have been the youngest ones at the Monadnock Up in Smoke BBQ Festival competition, but they smoked out their competitors. The sixth through eighth graders on The Well School’s Competition Grilling Team won first place in … 0

Feeding an  artistic spirit

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

It all came about one night last November. Harris Welden, the owner and executive chef of the Pearl Restaurant and Oyster Bar in Peterborough, was talking with one of his servers, Sam Pikcilingis, about her day job. Pikcilingis … 0